noun john·strup·ite \ˈjänˌstrəˌpīt\

Definition of johnstrupite



  1. :  a mineral approximately (Ca,Na)3(Ce,Ti,Zr)Si2O8F consisting of a complex silicate of cerium and other metals in prismatic crystals (specific gravity 3.29)

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Origin and Etymology of johnstrupite

German johnstrupit, from Frederik Johnstrup †1894 Danish mineralogist + German -it -ite

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